The Mudug Regional Court in Puntland on Monday sentenced three men for sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy.
The three men, Hussein Shamil Mohamed Ali, Zakariye Abdirahman Said and Bishar Mohamed Ali, have been charged by the Mudug Regional Court of First Instance with gang rape of a 13-year-old boy, Abdullahi Abdifatah Sheikh Hussein.
Announcing the verdict, Abdinasir Mohamed Ali, chairman of the Puntland Magistrate’s Court in Puntland, said the three men had taken the boy in a car and arrested him.
The chairman also said that after the court found the evidence in this case Class 1 regional Puntland executed judgment three men put, namely, comprehensive Hussein Ali, Bashar Zakaria Mohamed Saeed & Mohammed Ali.
Puntland’s Mudug Regional Court of First Instance has previously handed down similar sentences, some of which involved rape of minors.